Tissue injuries that usually heal slowly and tend to reoccur are referred to as chronic wounds. These wounds are associated with severe tissue loss and are also heavily contaminated. The rate of healing of these wounds is delayed due to many underlying physiological conditions like microbial infection, diabetes, and other patient-related factors.

The treatment of chronic wounds is a difficult medical challenge that consumes significant healthcare resources. Several treatment strategies have been proposed, but cadexomer iodine provides advantages, including faster healing times [Image: Shuttersock].

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